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Creating Affordable Holiday Meals: Win $30 Walmart Gift Card!

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I CAN.NOT believe Christmas is just 2 days away. And for us, really, the celebrations begin tomorrow. Nochebuena (Christmas Eve) is the day that we all get together and have our family get-together and big dinner. Good food, sharing memories from when my brothers and I were young, and creating new memories for my baby […]

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How Will You Maintain Balance this Week?

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This is sure to be one of those weeks when the balance fairies need to pay me a visit. With Christmas being ONLY 4 DAYS AWAY, my brother and nephew being in town from Milwaukee, client work to do, a blog to maintain, a house to keep clean, and my sanity hanging by a thread, […]

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SpanglishBaby’s Bicultural Holiday Traditions

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Starting today, SpanglishBaby, is hosting 7 days of Mamás Blogueras (Blogging Moms) and highlighting posts about our bi-cultural holiday traditions. I’m honored to be 1 of the 7 mamis being featured! You can find my post up today: Embracing Puerto Rican Christmas Traditions. A little excerpt for you: Growing up, we always knew Navidad had […]

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Merry Christmas: Modern Mami Style

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This year we did things a little different. Instead of having our traditional Noche Buena meal with the (extended) family, we decided to stay home and celebrate with our own family. That is to say, that it was just the three of us this year. But, we will be heading to my parents’ for dinner […]

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Puerto Rican Coquito & other fine Navidad traditions

Puerto Rico

Before I sign off for the holidays, I couldn’t leave without sharing the recipe for coquito (let’s call it a Puerto Rican version of eggnog – but better! lol). ************************************************************************************ Coquito – from http://www.elboricua.com/coquito.html 30 ounces coconut milk 14 ounces condensed milk 1 cup Bacardi rum ½ cup water pinch of salt ½ tsp. cinnamon […]

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